Visiting Scholar Earns Emerging Economies Doctoral Student Award
For release: April 5, 2012
Jighyasu Gaur, a visiting scholar in Fogelman’s Department of Marketing & Supply Chain
Management, has received the Emerging Economies Doctoral Student Award (EEDSA) 2012
from the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS).
Gaur, a doctoral student at India’s Icfai Business School Hyderabad, is visiting the
Fogelman College of Business & Economics during the 2011-2012 academic year. He is
working with Dr. Mehdi Amini on his Ph.D. dissertation in the area of Sustainable
Supply Chain Management. His research and teaching contributions extend nearly a decade
at his current institution and at the Modi Institute of Technology in Kota, India.
POMS is an international professional organization that represents the interests of
production and operations management professionals from around the world. The Emerging
Economies Doctoral Student Award is given annually to top doctoral students from countries
in emerging markets.